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Sawmill TapHouse and Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Pizza
3055 Oak St | #201b, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K1, Canada
+1 250-324-0222
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (69 reviews)
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3055 Oak St | #201b, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K1, Canada
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Reviewed today

We went for a birthday celebration ,great food ,fabulous waitress ,helped in every way possible .It was a hot night but it was very cosy on the patio .We didn't know some of the beers available ,our waitress helped the men select ,they all had...More

Thank Marylyn497
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here one night and loved it. Food was delicious and despite being very busy, the service was good.

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined late on a Sunday night and our options were limited, but we lucked out finding this place. Really enjoyed the tomato and olive tapenade as well as chicken and the cod dishes. We had fun with the wine tasting- a flight of any...More

Thank Susan t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few days ago, we took a couple visiting us from the U.K. to the Sawmill Tap House and Grill, with the hope that we would all enjoy a special meal with unique, historic décor. Because we ended up running a little late that evening,...More

Thank Christiana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On one of the hottest days of the year, the AC in the restaurant decided to fail! The staff on duty made the most of a difficult situation. Despite the temperature, they were friendly accommodating and knowledgeable. We did not stay very long due to...More

Thank QMartin007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I came here for lunch after a hike nearby. We each had the burger special with fries and salad. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. The food was served hot and was very tasty. The wine recommendation was excellent, from Blue...More

Thank sickntiredis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Party of three. Burger w/caesar, beef dip, and fish cakes. Everyone loved what they had and we all complimented the place.

Thank BadServiceWatch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend & I met in the middle (she from Cowichan Bay and me from Nanaimo) Neither of us had been but had heard good things. We loved it, the server was patient with us, we talked for 1/2 before even ordering - so much...More

Thank S_Leach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch with your family. There is a great kids menu, and lots of delicious sounding choices for everyone. We all had pizza, and they were all delicious. There is also a great selection of local beers, wines and ciders. The service...More

Thank yumyum279
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Bad Service is bad service, period. My friend, who lives in this town, tried to tell me, "It is the 'Island way'"-- well, it is not because I found some great food with incredible service in other restaurants (Asteras Greek in Nanaimo was one). The...More

Thank LittlePrince1977
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Questions & Answers
26 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from SamHiggs | Property representative |
Absolutely, just ask your server and they will help you navigate your options and we are looking to add even more!
3 September 2016|
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Response from SamHiggs | Property representative |
We do not have a specific kids menu but we are always happy to find something for kids of all ages. We can help them build their own pizza if that's something you think they might like!
24 May 2016|
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Response from Sher S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3055 Oak St | #201b, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: +1 250-324-0222
  • E-mail
Welcome to the Sawmill Taphouse & Grill, the home of good food for good people. Located in Chemainus Village Square the Sawmill offers a unique selection of Northwest Pacific craft beers, fresh Italian style wood fired pizzas and slow cooked smoked meat. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are all available. Come on in for a birthday, corporate function or to just kick back with friends after a long day.
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